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Love Letters in the Grand: The Adventures and Misadventures of a Big-City Piano Tuner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Here are 30 true tales, variously funny, touching, and dramatic, from the author's 28 years of piano tuning. Whether he's telling about tuning a piano for Elvis Presley, clobbering a vicious dog with his tool kit, or finding Tommy guns and love letters in pianos, the author's dedication to his craft, his love of people and music, his strong work ethic and his caring nature all shine through.
Weighing Things Up, Book Two
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,330. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like Bob Branco’s first book of essays, Weighing Things Up (2014), this book (his 5th) consists of more than 100 short, mainly conservative essays. Many of them were previously published in magazines or on a blog. The categories are general social issues, government and politics, blindness and disability, education, science and technology, employment, medical issues and concerns, and sports.
Charybda: Worldstrait Book I
Pre-release—available November 3, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,980. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Blind from birth, Nivin has lived seventeen years in a culture where physical defect is forbidden. When she is discovered and flees, she encounters a Charybdon, a portal in the form of shimmering ribbons of light. She meets Brand, a young man from a different world. Together, they must discover the secret to ending a centuries-long war against the dragon Scylla and the wicked sorcerer Scyllorin.
This Journey We Call Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
A wonderful collection of 10 short stories from Diana Hunter - including one never-before-published short story - proving that Diana writes well in many genres, not just the erotic romance she's known for. The characters in these stories are sometimes in love, sometimes just having fun, and sometimes terrified but, in every case, they're taking very definite steps along this journey we call life.
The Blind History Lady Presents; John Swearingen-Know Your Place Blind Boy!
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Blinded at age 13, John faced a fierce battle to receive an education as a blind youth in his home community. As an adult, he met prejudice and roadblocks to enter college, graduate, find employment as a teacher and acceptance in the state of South Carolina. Because of his own experience with discrimination, John developed a strong vision of a quality education for all, no matter what.
As Far As The Eye Can See
Price: Free! Words: 12,460. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature
As blindness overtakes his world, the author grapples with the changes in his life through a series of insightful essays aimed at himself and those who remain behind in the sighted realm. He invites you to share his experience, hoping you will see your environment, your work and your loved ones as you have never seen them before.
The Bumpy Road to Assisted Living: A Daughter's Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,860. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a blind only child, the author enjoyed the single-minded love and devotion of her parents. So when her mother, in the early stages of Alzheimer’s, was going blind and deaf and needed to move into assisted living, it was time for Ms. Hiland to assume the duties and role reversals required for her mother. She wrote her book with the hope of being helpful to others in this tough place in life.
Across Two Novembers: A Year in the Life of a Blind Bibliophile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,330. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Friends and family. Restaurants and recipes. Hobbies and history. TV programs the author loved when he could still see and music he enjoys. The schools he attended and the two degrees he attained. The career that eluded him and the physical problems that challenge him. And books, books, books: over 230 of them quoted from or reviewed. All In all, an astonishing work of erudition and remembrance.
The Blind History Lady Presents: Pauline Gomez, The Little Teacher With The Big Heart
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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From a single-parent home came a young woman who would not let others’ misplaced kindnesses keep her down. Family and friends all praised Pauline for her intelligence and hard work, but when it came to providing her with a chance at a job, well that was another thing.
Walking by Inner Vision: Stories & Poems
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,190. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Pennsylvania artist and author Lynda M. Lambert invites readers into her world of profound sight loss to discover the nuances and beauty of a physical and spiritual world. She takes strands from mythology, history, and contemporary life and weaves a richly textured new fabric using images that are seen and unseen as she takes us on a year-long journey through the seasons. Photos by the author.